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MSNBC
Nov 21, 2013 1:00am PST
to gut medicare and maybe social security. it is deja vu, the same list of offerings by the republican party they have been giving the public in the last two elections, no to health reform, no to immigration, no to election rights. it worked great. no to health reform, no to immigration, no the gay rights, and maybe we'll see, no to medicare and no to social security and medicare. it is all the same. from one side all the same. what is interesting is the other side. where the change is on the other side of the aisle, yes, on the democratic side there are things that are the same. the democrats are saying yes to health reform, yes to immigration, and gay rights, mounting a defense to reproductive rights and now, they're adding something new, where both the white house and the democratic bench, the up and comers in congress and in the states, they are going back to a place they have you not -- they have not been in a while and for which the republicans have no answer. that is economic populism, yesterday, the blue state in massachusetts voted to raise their minimum wage to 11 an hour, in
CSPAN
Nov 15, 2013 3:00am EST
because we are only 61 years old and not eligible for medicare for another four years. $18,000 a year for health care. we were told that part of the problem is the provisions in the law require us to choose a plan that has maternity benefits. how does this make sense for seniors to be forced to buy coverage that does not apply to them? we agree that benefits should not be denied to peernling peopt it's not fair to be forced to buy coverage that doesn't even apply." mrs. fischer: i rise to speak on behalf of nearly 3,000 nebraskans who have contacted my office with their concerns about obamacare. their stories are, unfortunately, not unique. skyrocketing premiums and cancellation of plans, that they were promised that they could keep. curt from lincoln, nebraska, wrote to tell me he has seen his bluecross blueshield premium rise a shocking 300%. david, a father living in omaha, is face ago potential total increase of $16,000 a year for his family's coverage. $16,000. another constituent from bertrand, nebraska, will see his family's deductible more than double next year. how is this th
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
and her husband no longer could keep their medicare advantage plan. it was terminated. and so they found another plan, much higher costs, higher premiums, higher deductible. cynthia from lafayette, indiana. i'm a self-employed and purchase health care privately. i'm a single parent, with a mortgage payment and a child in high school. i was given estimates for -- my plan was canceled and i was given an estimate for a replacement plan almost double what i'm paying today. mr. president, you have not kept your promises for seniors. you have not kept your promise to single working mothers. you have not kept your promise to families. you have not kept your promise to the people that i represent. how can americans trust that this government takeover will work if you can't keep your promises to the american people? >> mr. president. >> senator from north dakota. >> in north dakota we have a lot of farmers and a lot of ranchers, and they're small business people. they're being hit very hard by obamacare, like other small businesses across this country. a rancher contacted us, named wayne, and he
PBS
Nov 15, 2013 2:30am EST
when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there'
CNN
Nov 14, 2013 10:00am PST
standing down and moving on to the next topic. contract with medicare part d, a few democrats voted for it but once passed the democrats rolled over and said, despite the fact that a huge implementation problems like obama care does they didn't try to repeal it they weren't trying to go after it in this waiy. i'm not surprised. fundamentally, obama care's a very bipartisan structure. look, it was based on ideas proposed by the heritage foundation and endorsed by republican governor of massachusetts. obama, to his credit said i'm going to take the republican idea and adopt it. once he adopted it, it was terrible. that's what's frustrating. >> i want to get a reaction to you by a statement put out by the insurance industry. changing the rules after health plans have met the requirements of the law could destabilize the market and result in higher premiums for consumers. that's from the american's health insurance plans organization, ahip. she says it could destabilize the market. >> you know, the insurers have every right to be upset today. they were very good actors in this. they mad
FOX News
Nov 4, 2013 10:00am PST
medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see.
FOX News
Nov 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
for massachusetts or this country they would impose 18 new taxes, cut from medicare, it would be this one size fits all. if i am not mistaken we won world war ii in about 3.8 years, yet it took 3.8 years to get the b web site up and that doesn't even work. go figure. it is unbelievable what's happening here. >> i want you to know we have someone onset right now and i told everyone to start their cloc clocks. he is creating a web site as we speak. hopefully before the end of the hour we will find out how long it takes to build a web site certainly not on the level that we need for obamacare. let's talk about the fact that additional 40 million americans have to be covered under this new observe care. how do we do that without adding doctors to the plan? >> because of the changes a lot of doctors won't take these patients with the cuts to medicare there will be a strain on nurses hospitals and doctors. they are not going to take the patients. this will lead to a serious breakdown especially in massachusetts and other states that have health and medical care. i can't even believe what's happening. i p
CSPAN
Nov 10, 2013 10:30am EST
weeks of open enrollment. medicare, the yearly open enrollment that is underway right now is six weeks long. the new marketplace was specifically designed for a long open enrollment, 26 weeks. those who enroll by the 15th will be able to access their benefits on day one. i am accountable to this committee and to the american public for getting the fix is in place. we are committing -- committed to getting healthcare.gov fixed so that millions of americans can get the financial and health security they have been waiting for. thank you, mr. chairman. >> thank you, you have addressed the principal question i was going to ask, namely that many people think the site should be shut down until it is totally fixed. i am going to ask that question. why keep limping along? why not just shut it down until it is put together the way it should be put together? many have pointed out that your fixes tend to have unintended consequences down the road. some other part of the system going into and after all the other fixes have been made. people ask why that has not happened. we also know that every day
FOX News
Nov 12, 2013 3:00pm PST
example was the rollout of the medicare part d drug program. but even that grew much faster. >> if you look one month into the medicare part d enrollment, about 10% of the total enrollment was completed. >> reporter: administration officials are also fond of pointing to massachusetts, arguing that when governor romney set up universal care there, his initial enrollment numbers were also low. those familiar with massachusetts, however, say that's not true, that in the first full month of active enrollment in just that one state, some 45,000 people signed up. >> that translated into 27% of the amount of people that ended up enrolling in that entire first year. if that were to be reflected at the federal level we would expect 1.89 million people to be enrolled in the first month. >> reporter: instead of 40,000 to 50,000. the administration has pledged to release its own enrollment numbers sometime this week. analysts worry the administration will try to make the numbers look larger by including those that have simply filed an application. >> in my mind no one is enrolled in obama care unt
FOX News
Nov 5, 2013 6:00am PST
that's set to get started at the top of the hour. medicare administrator will be back on the hot seat. today we'll hear how it's going now. peter doocy is here with us from washington. how do you think this will be different than what we hear last year? >> reporter: what's different about the senate is the number of prominent democrats on record calling for an extension of the open enrollment period. there are at least 10 democrats in the senate pushing for such an extension. last night we also heard senator mary landrieu complaining about cancellation notices. >> this is a letter that thousands of people are getting and this letter never should have gone out. we said to people if you had insurance you liked you could keep it. we didn't say if you had insurance you liked that didn't meet minimum standard. we said if you like the insurance you have, you can keep it. >> reporter: senator landrieu is not on the health, labor committee. so they woarnts get a crack eight. but senator rand paul will. >> no one will keep their doctor and no one with an individual plan will still have it in a
CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 2:10am EST
with your argument for him as conservatives? >> sure. so the idea of medicare had been around, and, you know, it was kennedy proposed it. and he did it framed in very, in very conservative language, and i'll find that for ya. it was funny, he also -- this connects to the welfare point where, um, where he said, he proposed this medicare plan as very modest proposal, cut to meet absolutely essential needs. and with sufficient deductible requirements to discourage any malingering or unnecessary overcrowding of our hospitals. this program is not be a program of socialized medicine, it's prepayment of health costs with absolute freedom of choice guaranteed. every person will choose his own doctor and hospital. the program's a sound one and entirely in accordance with the traditional american system of placing responsibility on the employee and the employer rath or than on the general taxpayers to help finance health costs. so even as proposing this big government program, he's aware with this language about malingering about the risks of perverse sniffs. and i think -- incentives. and i think, yo
CNN
Nov 12, 2013 10:00am PST
." but this happened when president bush put in the medicare drug program for seniors which was not as complicated but had the same problem with the rollout. it was a disaster. there were people that lost their prescriptions for existing medicine and they fixed it. so the president as you know, has pledged to ask his team, to ask his team to look at potential actions that could be taken to address this problem. because his focus is on making sure that people get quality and affordable health insurance. >> what the president said appears to be slightly different from what president clinton said. president clinton seems to be talking about anybody losing their plan and what the president said and officials afterwards said was that they were focused more on people who were getting cancellations and maybe weren't getting subsidies to cover higher premiums. so is what president obama is looking at more narrow than -- >> certainly, the point we've made is that for more than half of those on the individual market who because their plans were not grandfathered in, they did not exist or they were not parti
MSNBC
Nov 13, 2013 11:00am PST
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MSNBC
Nov 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
he was referring to the vast majority of americans who either have medicare or medicaid or who get -- and most people who get their health insurance through their company. they keep their plans. but that distinction wasn't made. and the president gave an opening for the politics you're talking about. and the president has to realize and i think does now realize that the same sort of media dynamics that led to the argument for health care -- in other words, the vail of poor people who can't get coverage and are scammed in the system, the media lens can turn around and put the spotlight on people who are denied coverage. which is exactly what's happening now. and i think the president who is so good at the big picture, at framing the big picture, i think realizes that he needs to make that big argument again because it exposes the republicans' real game here. which is to repeal the law. that's their only game. and they say it openly. they say it absolutely openly. all the hours of talk you hear about what's wrong with the website, the republicans don't care what's wrong with the webs
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2013 1:00am PST
a look at medicare. the largest single -- going to be the largest single social insurance program we have in our nation before this plan. the biggest change to that program ever actually happened 38 years after the program was introduced in 2003, when president obama introduced a drug benefit into the plan. but that took legislative approval. i don't see any way that we can fix this law, fix the things that are wrong with it, until congress finally gets away -- until the republicans get away from a position of just trying to defeat it to actually trying to fix it. >> jonathan gruber, economics proffer at m.i.t., former adviser to the white house, that was an intensely clarifying discussion for me tonight. thanks for being here. >>> lots to come tonight, including a crash course on how to be really, really bad at the job of former president of the united states. it's a job not that many people have it, but now we know what it looks like to stink at that job. stay with us. the secret is out. hydration is in. [ female announcer ] only aveeno daily moisturizing lotion has an active naturals o
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 9:00am EST
by this obamacare. she received a letter telling that she and her husband no longer could keep their medicare advantage plan. it was terminated. so they found another plan, much higher cost, much higher premium, much higher deductible. cynthia from la fee yet, indiana, i' i am i am-employed d purchase health care separately. i am a single parent with a child in high school. i was given -- my plan was canceled and i was given an estimate for a replacement plan almost double of what i'm paying today. mr. president, you have not kept your promises for seniors. you have not kept your promise to single working mothers. you have not kept your promise to families. you've not kept your promise to the people that i represent. how can americans trust that this government takeover will work if you can't keep your promises to the american people? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from north dakota. h.o.v. in north dakotmr. hoevena we've got a lot of farmers and ranchers. thethey run a small business and they're being hit very hard by obamacare, like other small businesses acros
FOX News
Nov 12, 2013 2:00pm PST
ahead. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 7:00pm EST
in a different medicare slang plan which will cost more. i wanted the senator to be aware that medicare clients are experiencing negative consequences from aca as well. since that time, by the way, after this experience. she has been able to find a plan that helps her avoid all six of her doctors including a five specialist in the primary care physician. here is the catch. the new plan? it's out of pocket costs are now going from $4 ,000 to $45 00 range. it's now going up to an expected $5,900. it was a tough decision for her to make. she ultimate decided to pay more money in order to keep seeing the doctors that have been treating her for the past four to six years. it's a real live story of a medicare advantage recipient in the country whose out of pocket costs are going up because of obamacare. it's wrong. it is unfair. it should not stand. i yield the floor. >> mr. president? >> senator from new hampshire. >> thank you, mr. president. i came to the floor yesterday to share so many stories i'm receiving from my constituents about them receiving cancellations for policies they wanted to keep,
CSPAN
Nov 19, 2013 2:00am EST
, it is insurance companies. guest: i was wondering if betty lou was on medicare. anyone over 65 is not meant to be entering the insurance programs for obamacare. but she did have a point that insurance companies in a lot of cases are the ones that are changing these plans. one thing that the white house is try to emphasize is that even prior to the affordable care act insurance companies were the ones making the also changes to people. a lot of these cancellations or not necessarily directly derived from his health law. i think that is the point, he's really try to hammer it home. host: here's your updated piece in "politico." from today. states divided over complying with obamacare fix. regulators are dressing to president obama's rescue after an attempt to fix a rising wave of canceled policies. tell us more. guest: when president obama announces fixed last week, he kicked the problem . insurance -- to insurance companies and state insurance regulators. what we have seen is state regulators, even if they want to comply with the president's wishes, they might be constrained because they hav
FOX News
Nov 12, 2013 8:00am PST
. big plans. so when i found out medicare doesn't pay all my medical expenses, i looked at my options. then i got a medicare supplement insurance plan. [ male announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 7:00am EST
medicare to kill off anybody white over 65. he is on a governing for one class in this country. i will tell you something. i have a daughter that is a nurse and the illegals don't use emergency rooms for minor stuff. i am not arguing with her a major problem. losing our rights and we are losing our benefits because of them. independent caller: caller: this president particular having such a difficult time byause a conspiracy republicans to make sure he had no second term, that his first term was horrible. you have to expect the craziness that is going on. i must say, as far as the health thing and this poor president, anybody ever think about sabotage? we are talking outside contractors. member edward snowden? and they genius people can't get this right? there is something very wrong. somebody needs to look deeper into what is going on at not just throw out a bunch of -- oh, obama's horrible. obama is wonderful. but because certain people do want him to succeed, no matter how great his ideas are, they're going to knock them. it is very sad what is going on in this country. we are supposed t
ABC
Nov 1, 2013 1:40am PDT
announcer ] if you're eligible for medicare, you may know it only covers about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. call now and find out about an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement insurance plans, it helps pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and could save you in out-of-pocket medical costs. to me, relationships matter. i've been with my doctor for 12 years. now i know i'll be able to stick with him. [ male announcer ] with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that accepts medicare patients. plus, there are no networks, and virtually no referrals needed. so don't wait. call now and request this free decision guide to help you better understand medicare... and which aarp medicare supplement plan might be best for you. there's a wide range to choose from. we love to travel -- and there's so much more to see. so we found a plan that can travel with us. anywhere in the country. [ male announcer ] join the millions of people who
CSPAN
Nov 18, 2013 12:00pm EST
to be able to go out and do great things like civil rights bills and like medicare and all of the education bills. she was his strength. i am so glad she was there. interests. her own and that was important. and daddy promoted her to. sometimes she would hold back and say, i should be here with you. he would say, you have two degrees from the university of texas, you can do anything. he was a promoter of women. >> bust? two. question or two. those reminiscences are invaluable to historians. what was it that made her do things like that? did she have an eye toward the future? that yound you know are living in an important moment in american history? what if her the presence of mind? >> she was a very disciplined person. i was at the university of texas when the assassination took lace. when i came to the white house she came and said you need to keep a diary. it is a good discipline. they have people in mental institutions to do that. thank you very much. is a discipline. it is a stabilizing thing to write down. i did it in fact, but not in theory. minas -- mine is november 15, studied latin
CSPAN
Nov 14, 2013 9:00pm EST
a letter telling that she and her husband no longer could keep their medicare advantage plan. it was terminated. so they found another plan. much higher cost. much higher premium, much higher deductible. i'm a self-employed and purchase health care privately. i'm a single parent with a mortgage payment. and a child in high school. i was given estimate -- my plan was canceled and i was given an estimate for a replacement plan almost double of what i'm paying today. mr. president you have not kept your promises for seniors. so you not kept your promise to single working mothers you have not kept your promise to families. you have not kept your promise to the people that i represent. .. takeover will work if you can't keep your promises to the american people? a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from north dakota. h.o.v. in north dakotamr. hoeven: in north dakota we've got a lot of farmers and ranchers. theythey run a small business and they're being hit very hard by obamacare, like other small businesses acr
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 4:30pm EST
's the appropriations committee. mandatory spending. that's social security, that's medicare, that's veterans benefits. and then the other is revenue in, either through trust fund contributions or through fees or through taxes. the so-called top line is what discretionary spending is -- is what they allow for discretionary spending. in the budget, it's under an act called section 308 of the budget. i, in order to do my job as the chair of the appropriations committee, need the budget committee, with the concurrence of the congress, to give both my counterpart in the house, congressman rogers and nita lo lowey. myself and vice chairman on the other side of the aisle, senator shelby, the so-called top line. then we work through our other 12 subcommittees. this is absolutely crucial because we cannot do discretionary spending for fiscal 2014 until we hear from the budget committee. and we don't want another c.r. we don't want another shutdown. we don't want another slowdown. we're ready to go to work. we've already done our due diligence. we've already worked our -- worked through the subcommittees, 12 s
MSNBC
Nov 15, 2013 8:00am PST
medicare. when medicare first came out everyone was crying and wringing their hands. ronald reagan said this is the death nell for this country and you couldn't pry a medicare policy away from a senior today nor should we. it is one of the bedrocks that keeps them out of poverty. we're going to see over the long term this is going to be healthy for all americans. >> congresswoman, we'll let you get back to work. thanks for your time. >>> jonathan gruber is an economics professor and the key architect of massachusetts romney care law and anne filipic. i know we're rolling with the punches this morning but jonathan, we have the president meeting with insurers today trying to get their buy-in on this. i'd like to get your reaction to the president and his comments that he made yesterday, basically putting his mea culpa out there about the many admissions of this fumble. >> another mistake that we made i think was underestimating the difficulties of people purchasing insurance online and shopping for a lot of options with a lot of costs and a lot of different benefits and plans and somehow
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 10:00am EST
taxes, forcing people $.5 medicaid, spending trillion on new programs instead of making medicare solvent and encouraging employers to reduce their employees catch three hours. then having the irs fine americans for failing to sign up on a website that does not work. the president promised you can keep your health care, but the ofn cancels millions individual policies. for millions of others, employees are -- employers are dropping insurance programs. the new promise is, if you want health care, go find it. on a website that the administration says will not be working properly until the end of november, that is an unlock him christmas present. two weeks to shop for insurance by december 15 senate you are covered next year when obamacare outlaws your policy. the president put secretary sebelius in charge of this law. i have called on her to resign. ca couldhe internet, r tell you every day how many records elvis was selling, mcdonald's could tell you how many hamburgers were sold. , resident issa -- congressman issa posted notes are you are telling each other how many people are enrolling
FOX News
Nov 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
have medicare and medicaid. and that accounts for the vast majority of americans. >> there you see the president explaining there further his comment that if you like your health care plan. he's only speaking to the employer market. he meant the medicare, medicaid, not the individual insurance market and so on. the question remains now about whether seeing millions of people kicked off of their plans as we saw in the individual insurance market now and sending them over to the government exchanges instead was actually their plan right from the beginning contrary to the president's explicit promises. dr. ezekiel emanuel admitted it to me. 7 million includes the people who were expected from the individual market to come on as well. so it's not just -- >> first are you admitting it was foreseen that the individual insurance market would collapse and that was a key facet of obama care working? >> it's not a matter of foreseeing. >> why didn't you plan against it? >> we were giving them a better method called the the exchange. >> there you have it. that's the question. was that the ori
FOX News
Nov 22, 2013 12:00pm PST
cells on planes. we'll read your comments. take a look. vo: it's that time of year again. medicare open enrollment. time to compare plans and costs. you don't have to make changes. buit never hurts to see if u can find bettoverage, save money, or both. and check out the preventive benefits you get after the health care la open enrollment ends december 7th. so now's the time. visit medicare.gov or call 1-800-medicare >>> you may soon be able to use your cell phone while in flight. but not everybody else is liking this. and that's what critics are protesting today. the feds say there would be some restrictionsment you would not be able to use your phone during takeoff or landing, but once the plane hits 10,000 feet, everybody on board could start chatting and texting away. tell us what you think about that. tweet us and we'll read your comments a little bit later. for now, scott brenner is a former senior official at the faa and joins me now from washington. scott, i see some smirks. and lots of interesting emoticons on twitter. who does like this idea? >> this -- just when you think flig
FOX News
Nov 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
raise two issues. one is the poll numbers. on that it's too early to say. look at medicare part d widely accepted popular program. it was actually less popular than obamacare before it was enacted if we hadn't enacted part d millions of seniors would be suffering today. same with obamacare if we teenage time to enact it will be popular as it is in massachusetts. >> you may be right but it's speculative. even if you -- even if you are right, doesn't it seem logical as i said in the talking points memo to just give it another year and iron it all out, explain it, i don't see a downside in that. i really don't. i would allow people who want to sign up to continue to sign up, all right? those who do the no give them a year fix what's broken it doesn't make me unhappy unlike other commentators it does not make me happy to see the president of the united states, no heart who he or she might be to be accused of being a liar. a rank liar that doesn't make me happy. i think we should get away from that. give it a year, it's our fault, we screwed it up. we will unscrew it and then we will go next
FOX News
Nov 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
numbers. on that it's too early to say. look at medicare part d widely accepted popular program. it was actually less popular than obamacare before it was enacted if we hadn't enacted part d millions of seniors would be suffering today. same with obamacare if we teenage time to enact it will be popular as it is in massachusetts. >> you may be right but it's speculative. even if you -- even if you are right, doesn't it seem logical as i said in the talking points memo to just give it another year and iron it all out, explain it, i don't see a downside in that. i really don't. i would allow people who want to sign up to continue to sign up, all right? those who do the no give them a year fix what's broken it doesn't make me unhappy unlike other commentators it does not make me happy to see the president of the united states, no heart who he or she might be to be accused of being a liar. a rank liar that doesn't make me happy. i think we should get away from that. give it a year, it's our fault, we screwed it up. we will unscrew it and then we will go next september or whatever. do
FOX News
Nov 28, 2013 5:00pm PST
that's progressive. call or click today. on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors whoompare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs pacist, call, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized plan comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. >>> in the impact segment tonight, we continue with lead story. what's the biggest problem facing us today. brand new fox news analyst herman cain. and you say? >> hello, bill. i say the biggest problem that this country has is a deficiency of leadership. we do not have a leader in the white house. we have a politician in the white house who is continuing his popularity campaign even though he has already been reelected. this deficiency of leadership is why the debt is out of control. why this economy is shrinking instead of growing, why the unemployment rate is not going down, and a host of other problems stem from a deficiency of le
FOX News
Nov 28, 2013 8:00pm PST
of things which are keeping people on medicare and keeping people to the extent that they can stay in the middle class, these are the kind of things dependent on. >> nobody is talking about cutting medicare or social security. >> sure they are talking about it the president himself has even said that he is open to cuts in medicare. >> the only cuts in medicare would come for people who are wealthy. over a certain threshold. so, let's not propagandize the issue. let's get back to the vision that president obama has as compared to your former boss, bill clinton. clinton had a fiscally irresponsible. he didn't attempt to micromanage the private sector. and he had a couple of economic bumps in the road. whereas president obama is the biggest spending president in the history by far. and much more of a i don't care much about the debt whereas clinton kind of did or am i wrong? >> first of all when president clinton took office the economy was starting to grow. when president obama took office the congress was shrinking all time rare. god to be fair i any that some of -- both of them rai
MSNBC
Nov 14, 2013 3:00pm PST
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CNN
Nov 13, 2013 11:00am PST
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CSPAN
Nov 17, 2013 10:00pm EST
disaster. we may look at it as a time that we got excited we might work out fine the same way medicare part d did. >> is this a defining moment for the president? as you look at the arc oh it was last 50 years and the problems of the presidents based in this country, is it comparable? >> well, i think if you look at specifically obama care as sort of the enter piece for the obama presidency, right, president obama sort of represented a new type of liberalism, or a return to an older type of liberalism that had been jetsoned in the clinton years. that's a big liberalism. it says we can do big things with government and get things done. the problem has been for obama is that he admitted as much in the thursday press conference where he was talking about the website and talking about the troubles that -- that the difficulties of whether that comes with buying insurance. buying insurance is figuring out what's difficult. more so than any republican or commentator could make with a damning critique of his own vision of government, of his own vision for what his presidency was supposed to be like
CNBC
Nov 2, 2013 4:00am EDT
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CNN
Nov 22, 2013 11:00am PST
the 2014 grand cherokee laredo 4x4 for $359 a month. on the table by not choosing the right medicare d plan. no one could have left this much money here. whoo-hoo-hoo! yet many seniors who compare medicare d plans realize they can save hundreds of dollars. cvs/pharmacy wants to help you save on medicare expenses. talk to your cvs pharmacist, call, or go to cvs.com/compare to get your free, personalized plan comparison today. call, go online, or visit your local store today. with odor free aspercreme. powerful medicine relieves pain fast, with no odor. so all you notice is relief. aspercreme. shooting, president kennedy's body was taken to air force one. martin savidge looks at what happened on this cramp and overheated space in one of the darkest days in our nation's history. >> the peaceful transition of power for the mightiest nation in earth took place not in the white house or even in washington, but on a plane. window shades drawn for fear of snipers. the air conditioning off to save fuel. the scratchy audio captured on a dictation machine. >> built the year before, president kennedy's
CSPAN
Nov 5, 2013 12:30pm EST
an employer plan or through medicare or medicaid, or the veterans administration there is no change for you accept an increase in benefits that everyone receives as a result of the affordable care act. they're one of americans who are uninsured whose only recourse for health care is the emergency room. then you have nothing but better options because you have available to you potentially free or very affordable health coverage or affordable options that did not exist for you before. if you are one of those americans that makes up only 5% of the population who currently receive, get coverage of some kind in the individual market and have a plan before law passed that hasn't been changed by your insurance company or canceled by your insurance company, downgraded by your insurance company you can keep it. it's written into law. it was explained by secretaries sebelius when the rule associated with that was published in 2010. however, if you are in the individual market and your insurance company changed your plan, downgraded debt your insurance has to meet the basic standards set by the afford
CSPAN
Nov 20, 2013 7:00am EST
medicare. and about that. ideologically they did not like the idea of the federal government. protect thet very about the basic social safety net that had been structured. host: president obama yesterday talking about gridlock -- gridlock in washington. what do you think? 585 881.ns 202, independence and all others, the opinion section of the usa today newspaper, five ways to reduce hyper partisanship. washington has become a place can end ag a squish career -- then they say -- host: larry in hernando, mississippi. democratic caller. caller: i would like to make three points. i just watched the president and agreed with everything he said. my second point is a lot of of people are not free -- remembering what the republican set. even if it is their own ideas. tom price of georgia and mike lee of georgia on tape saying in to shut down.t that is a fact. not bring them up and do not show them on the tape saying it. i am so angry with democrats, i do not know what to do. aboutwhat do you think the idea that gridlock in washington does not reflect the division and our country outside of washing
CSPAN
Nov 3, 2013 10:30am EST
. secretary kathleen sebelius is here to discuss the affordable care act. just like medicare part d, the launch of the website has not gone well. but the early glitches in this rollout will soon be forgotten, just like medicare part d. a lot of the discussion will focus on the website. this is an important issue. i want to learn what the secretary can tell us about the problems and how they will be fixed. we should keep this issue in perspective. the affordable care act is working. it has been improving the health security of millions of americans for the past three years. because of the affordable care act more than 7 million people on medicare have saved more than $8 billion on their prescription drugs. more than 100 million americans have access to free preventive coverage. they no longer face lifetime limits on their coverage. over 10 million americans have received rebates from insurance companies. finally, this january, the worst abuses of the insurance industry will be halted. never again will a family be denied coverage because their child has a chronic health condition. nev
FOX News
Nov 6, 2013 8:00am PST
, a lot like we just heard senator talking about. the projections around medicare part d, the raid came in significantly. >> are using that in the individual market, insurance rates are going down? >> i didn't say they are going down, but that the rates are lower than even what was predicted. for millions of people in the market, they will actually for the first time ever have some financial help paying for their health insurance. >> we are going to have to move on here. >> mr. chairman, one of the toughest public service jobs i have ever had is the elected insurance commissioner of florida. and one of the most bedeviling insurance markets was the individual insurance policy. because what would happen people would be enticed to come in with cheap health insurance and then over time as the group got older and sicker, there was no control on the rates and they would go up and then they found limited health insurance. that is what the affordable care act is trying to address and we are talking about the individual insurance policies are not the group policies. in this particular case we no
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